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Apple and Cochlear team up to roll out the first implant made for the iPhone – TechCrunch

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Apple has teamed up with Australian-based Cochlear to bring iPhone users the first made for iPhone Cochlear implant. Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in June, Cochlear’s Nucleus 7 Sound Processor can now stream sound directly from a compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to a patient’s surgically embedded sound processor. The device also allows those with the implant to control and customize the sound from their iPhone. There…

Waze arrives on Android Auto – The Verge – The Verge

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

For some time now, you’ve been able to click the main “Maps” button on Android Auto and get a screen that lets you select an alternate navigation app. Before today, the only real option there was Google Maps. Now, Waze has launched for Android Auto, so if you prefer it to Google Maps, you can get it on your larger dashboard screen. Waze on Android Auto is a slightly simplified…

This spacesuit case keeps your iPhone cool in the baking sun – CNET

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Enlarge Image Perhaps you’ve seen this message? CNET Perhaps you’ve accidently left your iPhone in the sun and returned to find it inoperable with the “Your iPhone needs to cool down before you can use it” message plastered on its screen. Or the opposite: It shut down because it was frozen. Whatever the case, iPhones — and smartphones in general — don’t do well in extreme conditions. Which is where…

Earnings Preview: How Will Apple Respond to iPhone and Manufacturing Rumors? – Barron’s

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Apple investors are almost always more concerned with what the company has to say about future events than what it has to say about past ones, and this seasonally slow spring quarter leading up to a big iPhone launch looks to be no exception. Analysts, for their part, are expecting Apple to report quarterly earnings of $1.57 a share and revenue of $44.9 billion, after selling 41 million iPhones during…

Apple’s iPhone 8 Has Already Beaten Its Competition – Forbes

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

No matter the forthcoming sales figures, no matter the appearance (or not) of augmented reality, no matter the delays between announcement and shipping, Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 has already won 2017’s battle of the smartphones. It’s fair to say that the presumptively titled iPhone 8 has not had an easy run through the field of leaks this summer. From questions over the potential removal of Touch ID to the ever-increasing…

Apple’s iPhone 8 Has Already Beaten Its Competition – Forbes

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

No matter the forthcoming sales figures, no matter the appearance (or not) of augmented reality, no matter the delays between announcement and shipping, Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 has already won 2017’s battle of the smartphones. It’s fair to say that the presumptively titled iPhone 8 has not had an easy run through the field of leaks this summer. From questions over the potential removal of Touch ID to the ever-increasing…

Some Android O apps will display incoming emoji, even if your device doesn’t support them yet – The Verge

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Android users will no longer be able to blame emoji for misunderstood texts. Developers working on updating their apps for the upcoming Android O release can now build in support for “emoji compatibility,” which will prevent emoji from showing up as blank boxes when a user isn’t running the most current version of Android with updated characters. They’ll instead display the emoji through the support library. Google published a piece…

The iPhone 8 isn’t even here yet and Android owners are already switching to Apple – BGR

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

In a report published on Tuesday, market research firm CIRP revealed that Apple attracted more Android switchers in the most recent quarter than at any other time in the past year. While over 75% of iPhone buyers were upgrading from the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s (as well as the SE, 5c and Plus models), 20% of consumers surveyed said that they were switching over from an Android…

Apple’s iPhone 8 Has Already Beaten The Competition – Forbes

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

No matter the forthcoming sales figures, no matter the appearance (or not) of augmented reality, no matter the delays between announcement and shipping, Apple’s iPhone 8 has already won 2017’s battle of the smartphones. It’s fair to say that the presumptively titled iPhone 8 has not had an easy run through the field of leaks this summer. From questions over the potential removal of Touch ID to the ever-increasing price,…

Some Android O apps will display incoming emoji, even if your … – The Verge

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Android users will no longer be able to blame emoji for misunderstood texts. Developers working on updating their apps for the upcoming Android O release can now build in support for “emoji compatibility,” which will prevent emoji from showing up as blank boxes when a user isn’t running the most current version of Android with updated characters. They’ll instead display the emoji through the support library. Google published a piece…

The iPhone 8 isn’t even here yet and Android owners are already … – BGR

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

In a report published on Tuesday, market research firm CIRP revealed that Apple attracted more Android switchers in the most recent quarter than at any other time in the past year. While over 75% of iPhone buyers were upgrading from the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s (as well as the SE, 5c and Plus models), 20% of consumers surveyed said that they were switching over from an Android…

Google keeps a screenshot of your Android searches — here’s how to delete them – CNET

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Google search app has gone through some visual tweaks recently. Odds are your feed has either already updated or it will very soon. When it happens, you’ll also find a section where your account history is put on display. More specifically, your search history, complete with screenshots of the search results and any web pages you visit. Don’t worry, these records aren’t synced between your devices (…yet), but nonetheless,…

This AR gaming demo has me seriously excited for the iPhone 8 – BGR

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Augmented reality is one of the main features of iOS 11, Apple confirmed at its WWDC event last month. The iPhone maker already released the tools developers need to come up with various AR apps that will work on a variety of supported devices, including the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, and we already saw a bunch of impressive demos of ARKit apps. A short video shows us what it’ll…

Apple’s iPhone 8 Has Already Beaten The Competition – Forbes

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

No matter the forthcoming sales figures, no matter the appearance (or not) of augmented reality, no matter the delays between announcement and shipping, Apple’s iPhone 8 has already won 2017’s battle of the smartphones. It’s fair to say that the presumptively titled iPhone 8 has not had an easy run through the field of leaks this summer. From questions over the potential removal of Touch ID to the ever-increasing price,…

Some Android O apps will display incoming emoji, even if your device doesn’t support them yet – The Verge

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Android users will no longer be able to blame emoji for misunderstood texts. Developers working on updating their apps for the upcoming Android O release can now build in support for “emoji compatibility,” which will prevent emoji from showing up as blank boxes when a user isn’t running the most current version of Android with updated characters. They’ll instead display the emoji through the support library. Google published a piece…

The iPhone 8 isn’t even here yet and Android owners are already switching to Apple – BGR

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

In a report published on Tuesday, market research firm CIRP revealed that Apple attracted more Android switchers in the most recent quarter than at any other time in the past year. While over 75% of iPhone buyers were upgrading from the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s (as well as the SE, 5c and Plus models), 20% of consumers surveyed said that they were switching over from an Android…

What you can expect from Android O – ZDNet

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The next version of Android, still just named “O” for now, is almost here. The Android O release candidate has just been released. And, unlike earlier Android releases, more users than ever should be able to use the new Android, thanks to Google’s Project Treble. Project Treble has redesigned Android to make it easier, faster, and cheaper for manufacturers to update devices to a new version of Android. It does…

The iPhone 8 isn’t even here yet and Android owners are already switching to Apple – BGR

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

In a report published on Tuesday, market research firm CIRP revealed that Apple attracted more Android switchers in the most recent quarter than at any other time in the past year. While over 75% of iPhone buyers were upgrading from the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s (as well as the SE, 5c and Plus models), 20% of consumers surveyed said that they were switching over from an Android…

Apple iPhone Sales Set to Soar Over Pent-Up Demand, Analyst Says – Fortune

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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Some Android O apps will display incoming emoji, even if your device doesn’t support them yet – The Verge

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Android users will no longer be able to blame emoji for misunderstood texts. Developers working on updating their apps for the upcoming Android O release can now build in support for “emoji compatibility,” which will prevent emoji from showing up as blank boxes when a user isn’t running the most current version of Android with updated characters. They’ll instead display the emoji through the support library. Google published a piece…